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prepared for what is going to happen
ready and able to do something
about to do or achieve something after preparing for it
ready to do something
feeling that you must have or must do something
about to do something
ready to do something, or ready to be used when needed
ready to take action to deal with a dangerous situation
ready to do a sport or other activity
a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck
someone whose job is to make sure that players obey the rules in some sports, for example tennis,...
(of a politician) to be able to communicate and connect with ordinary people
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